Jun 17, 2024  
USC Catalogue 2021-2022 
USC Catalogue 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

Electrical and Computer Engineering (BS)

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The requirement for the degree is 128 units. A cumulative grade point average of C (2.0) is required for all courses taken at USC as well as all upper-division courses applied toward the major, regardless of the department in which the courses are taken. See also the common requirements  for undergraduate degrees section.

University Requirements (31 units)

Composition/Writing Requirements (7 units)

General Education (24 units)

Pre-Major Requirements (26 units)

Major Requirements (56 units)

Electrical and Computer Engineering Electives (16 units)

Students must fulfill a minimum requirement of 16 units of adviser-approved upper division elective courses in electrical engineering. Of these 16 units, 3-4 units must be selected from the following list of capstone design courses:

Free Electives (15 units)

Free elective courses are used to complete the university minimum 128-unit requirement. Students are encouraged to investigate minor options when satisfying this requirement.

Total units: 128

*MATH 129  and MATH 229  is the preferred calculus sequence for electrical engineering students. Students advised to begin with MATH 125  as a prerequisite to MATH 129  have 4 fewer units of free electives in their programs.

**PHYS 171Lg , PHYS 172L , and PHYS 173L  is the preferred sequence for electrical engineering students.

***Students enrolled in the progressive degree program may take EE 503  (4) to satisfy this requirement.

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